Happy Birthday, Pablo Sarasate

Posted by Cameron Doyle on March 10, 2016
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Pablo Sarasate

Pablo Sarasate was one of the 19th century’s most prolific composers and one of the most talented violinists of all time.

He was born in ______ in ___, Spain, to (what was his family like?) and enjoyed a long career in (_____)

He’s most well-known for compositions which showcase his amazing virtuosity such as Carmen Fantasy. Watch Sarah Chang performing it here:


**discuss story behind his most popular pieces, i.e. Carmen Fantasy and provide a link. 1

Birth name Pablo Martín Melitón de Sarasate y Navascués
Born 10 March 1844
Spain Pamplona, Spain
Died 20 September 1908 (aged 64)
France Biarritz, France
Genres Classical
Occupation(s) Composer, conductor, violinist
Years active 1852–1904

Source: Wikipedia, Pablo Sarasate

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